Stencilled in blue at lower end of body: [blue eagle]; stencilled in blue at upper end of body: John [...]emens / & [So]n. / Layers; cut in top as soundholes: C S
Purchased from Lillian Caplin of New York. The instrument was at one time in the Spratt-Mead Museum at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine.
William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2